Month: October 2017

Judicial Selection Process Begins for Washoe County Judicial Opening

The Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection is inviting attorneys wishing to fill an open judicial seat in the Second Judicial District Court to apply by 5 p.m., Friday, November 17. The open judicial seat requires Nevada attorneys to have 10 years of legal experience and two years of Nevada residency. Applications can be found at […]

Attorneys Needed to Represent Parents in Child Abuse/Neglect Dependency and Other Cases in Washoe County

Attorneys are needed to represent parents in Child Abuse/Neglect Dependency cases and Termination of Parental Rights trials in Washoe County. Attorneys must understand state and federal law, policy and regulations including but not limited to: Adoption and Safe Families Act; Indian Child Welfare Act; Interstate Compact on Placement of Children; Fostering Connections to Success and […]

Board of Personal Injury Specialization Seeking Members

The State Bar of Nevada Board of Governors seeks to fill vacancies on the Board of Personal Injury Legal Specialization, which certifies, in cooperation with the Nevada Justice Association, attorneys as Personal Injury Specialists. Members of the board establish standards concerning education, experience and other relevant matters for certification; approve or deny applicants for certification; […]

Applications Sought for Nevada Sentencing Commission

Senate Bill 451 established the Nevada Sentencing Commission to “identify and study the elements of this State’s system of criminal justice, including certain issues relating to the sentencing of persons convicted of felonies and gross misdemeanors.” The Board of Governors will appoint two members to the commission, pursuant to NRS 176, Section 6. The commission […]

Second Judicial District Court Chief Judge Patrick Flanagan Passes Away

Second Judicial District Court Chief Judge Patrick Flanagan passed away in Reno on October 6, 2017. In 2006, Judge Patrick Flanagan was elected to serve as the Second Judicial District Court Judge in Department 7. He was reelected in 2014. During his term, the Second Judicial District Court judges unanimously elected Judge Flanagan to serve […]